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For the 2021 school year, there are 16 public schools in Douglas County, NV, serving 6,119 students. Douglas County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nevada.
Douglas County, NV public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Nevada public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Douglas County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Nevada public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Douglas County, NV are Pinon Hills Elementary School, Zephyr Cove Elementary School and Minden Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public school average of 68% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the Nevada public school average of 20:1.

Top Douglas County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Pinon Hills Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1479 Stephanie Way
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 267-3622

    Grades: PK-5 | 310 students
  • Zephyr Cove Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    226 Warrior Way
    Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
    (775) 588-4574

    Grades: PK-6 | 178 students
  • Minden Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1170 Baler Street
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 782-5510

    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
  • Jacks Valley Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    701 Jacks Valley Road
    Carson City, NV 89705
    (775) 267-3267

    Grades: PK-5 | 386 students
  • Douglas County High School Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1670 Highway 88
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 782-5136

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,668 student
  • Gardnerville Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1290 Toler Avenue
    Gardnerville, NV 89410
    (775) 782-5117

    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
  • C C Meneley Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1446 Muir Drive
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    (775) 265-3154

    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
  • Jacobsen High (china Spring Yc) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 265-5433

    Grades: 7-12 | 43 students
  • George Whittell High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    240 Warrior Way
    Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
    (775) 588-2446

    Grades: 7-12 | 191 students
  • Carson Valley Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1477 Highway 395 South
    Gardnerville, NV 89410
    (775) 782-2265

    Grades: 6-8 | 706 students
  • Gene Scarselli Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    699 Long Valley Road
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    (775) 265-2222

    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
  • Aspire Academy High School Alternative School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 392-1475

    Grades: 9-12 | 78 students
  • Pau Wa Lu Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    701 Long Valley Road
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    (775) 265-6100

    Grades: 6-8 | 579 students
  • Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4301 West Fillmore Street
    Minden, NV 89423
    (602) 265-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 321 students
  • Douglas Alternative School Alternative School
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 392-1475

    Grades: 4-12 | 5 students
  • Douglas County Adult School Alternative School
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 392-1475

    Grades: AE | n/a student
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